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Is using the 5g wifi networks faster? Oh yeah
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I wanted to share my recent experience with my Nexus 5 and it's replacement.  This is a long read BTW. I bought my Nexus 5 on day 1, The only one I could get was the white 32 gig version but I got it 3 days after release.  I love the phone but it has the audio issue (low speaker sound and low line in mic) a lot of first gen nexus 5's had.  After they tweaked the hardware, I wanted to send mine back but they had no stock and I didn't want to be with out my phone so I put it on the back burner.  

  I knew my year was almost up so i called and google support is awesome btw and they gave me an rma and I purchased the "refurbished" one they provided the link for and they put an authorization on my Credit card.   I got the new one about a week later and it looks brand new.  As soon as I booted because I have 2 factor authentication I had to download a scanner to scan the QR code on a PC in order to sign in.  Not a problem accept the scanner crashed and said can't connect to camera,,,humm.  So I shut off 2 factor to log in and i notice there is no phone icon on the screen and no phone app is showing up.  update to 4.4.4 and now there is a camera app but when I open it there is no HDR+ option weird I thought, next time I open the camera app it is on my front camera and there is no icon to switch to the rear camera.  Strange again.  Do a factory erase and reset and the camera seems to work fine, I am a little worried about sending my old one back now, Not having a camera is a deal breaker for me.  I have lived with the audio problems of my old one for a year.  I noticed there was no RMA info with the new phone so I called google.  I was told I had to have it shipped back with in 7 days oops, I work away from home so I wasn't there when it came.  but they extended it, I told him about the issues I had with the camera and I was told the warranty of the original phone has now expired but in the next couple of days if I was still having problems with it to call back.  A couple hours later I got the 5.0 update (salt in the wound almost a week after my wife and daughter got it, lol) After the 5.0 update the camera was back working again.  I said cool and shipped my old phone back.  Next morning the camera app in 5.0 was gone again and if I went into the camera app from the lock screen it would crash with the error can't connect to camera.  Did a factory reset again and no camera app. This has to be a hardware issue, I called Google again and like the last time they are awesome and provided another RMA for the replacement.  I hope the new one isn't a lemon.  Has anyone else had issue's with the replacement "refurbished" nexus 5's  I am beginning to wonder about the quality of the nexus 5 build.  I love this phone and can't see my self getting the nexus 6 .  
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It's all about the Bezel, All phones need to have no bezel.  I so want this
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It's all about the Bezel, All phones need to have no bezel.  I so want this
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It's been a while since I did a giveaway, eh? ;)
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What's up with the Chat Room?  Hard crash,, been down about an hour now.  
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New Digs look good. 
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Its hard enough with out them throwing this at you lol
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Nice! I also ran into this yesterday. 
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Is that an iPhone 6 ? 
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Downloaded the show from last night but looked quick and didn't see what they recorded and couldn't stream. Anyone know what it was? 
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Oh I see it, it's just the S5
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Has anyone had any luck with the #spigen  real glass screen protector.  Mine is damaged and I haven't dropped or bumped or anything to it.  It looks like the layers are separating along one of the edges.  Anyone buying one of these should know that their warranty requires you to pay to ship the defective piece to them then they will give you a rebate code to order another one that takes the price from 35 to 18 and you get to pay to ship it again.  Piss poor company look somewhere else.   Does anyone know of an actually good glass screen protector?   Oh and I forgot it took almost 3 weeks to get the first one even though they said in stock the whole time.   The phone is also in a neo Hybrid case. 
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Using Nillkin glass screen protector which is much cheaper than spigen. This is a dealbreaker and I really like it.
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Liked the show, in fact awesome show.  But there was a bit of a mistake HTC one X won't get 4.3 let alone 4.4 .  It's why I will never buy an HTC phone again and I loved my old HTC phones.  fyi
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